Michael J. Atkus

Senior Counsel

PHONE 847-261-0700
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Illinois Office
5600 N. River Road
Suite 600
Rosemont, IL 60018

Michael J. Atkus is senior counsel at Clark Johnson & Knight, Ltd. After a brief stint representing plaintiffs in employment discrimination cases for small Chicago firms after law school, Michael found his home at our firm in 2007.
Michael is particularly fond of his work as an appellate advocate, and over the years has prosecuted and defended appeals before the Illinois Supreme Court, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and several Illinois District Appellate Courts.
In addition to his appellate work, Michael handles a wide variety of matters in the federal and Illinois trial courts for municipal defendants, including cases alleging police misconduct, employment discrimination, and personal injuries.